Elmer is one of the most popular kids’ books in many languages around the world. The message that it’s ok to be different is an important one for children. It’s a wonderful story to practise colour, description and animal vocabulary too.

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Kids Club English Resources

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Elmer the Elephant – Activity Pack

Worksheets, crafts, activities and games to complement the Elmer story. Practise colour recognition, patterns, counting, literacy and vocabulary development.

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Elmer Colour by Numbers

Elmer Colour by Numbers colouring sheets are perfect for practising learning English colours, numbers and counting. Follow the Activity Suggestions to use them in interactive activities.

Elmer Simplified Powerpoint Story

Elmer – Simplified Powerpoint Story

This adapted version of Elmer includes simplified language and repetition to help your EFL/ESL kids get the most out of this wonderful story about being different.

Storytelling videos

Colour songs

Jungle animal songs